Divinity II: Developer's Cut

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Divinity II: Developer's Cut
Divinity II: Developer's Cut cover
Developers
Larian Studios
Engines
Gamebryo
Release dates
Windows October 18, 2012
Divinity II: Developer's Cut at Wikipedia
Divinity
Divine Divinity 2002
Beyond Divinity 2004
Divinity II: Developer's Cut 2012
Divinity: Dragon Commander 2013
Divinity: Original Sin 2014
Divinity: Original Sin - Enhanced Edition 2015
Divinity: Original Sin II 2017

Key points

Previously released as Divinity II: Ego Draconis and Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga.
Good PC version with many graphical options
In-game option for anti-aliasing does nothing
Micro-stuttering on Windows Vista/7.

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
SecuROM DRM.
Windows
GamersGate
Requires online activation
SecuROM PA DRM
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Humble Store
DRM-free
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Windows
Steam
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Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Divinity 2\Profile

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Divinity 2\Savegames\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud
Syncs save games.

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See Windowed.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Separate options for terrain only and full AF
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See Anti-aliasing (AA).
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Syncs to the FPS cap.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Frame rate cap is fully configurable.[1] See Frame rate (FPS).

Windowed[edit]

Set windowed mode[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Edit graphicoptions.xml.
  3. Change Fullscreen="1" to Fullscreen="0".

Anti-aliasing (AA)[edit]

In-game option for Screen Space Anti-Aliasing does nothing in Ego Draconis, Flames of Vengeance, and the Developer's Cut.
Use SMAA Injector[citation needed]
  1. Download SMAA Injector and extract the files.
  2. Move the files from D3D9 to <path-to-game>\bin\
  3. For the Steam version, open injector.ini and change the line weird_steam_hack = 0 to weird_steam_hack = 1.
  4. Launch a game.

Frame rate (FPS)[edit]

Change FPS cap[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Edit graphicoptions.xml.
  3. Change FPSCap="XX" where XX is the desired cap.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Negative mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
See Mouse Y-axis inversion.
Controller
Controller support

Mouse Y-axis inversion[edit]

Allow inverted mouse in dragon form[citation needed]
  1. Download Y-Axis Hotfix from here
  2. Go to <path-to-game>\bin\
  3. Rename Divinity2.exe and Divinity2-debug.exe to something else.
  4. Extract the hotfix versions of Divinity2.exe and Divinity2-debug.exe.
  5. Start the game.
  6. Go to Control options.
  7. Enable inverted Y-axis in Dragon Form.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Always enabled.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Polish
Russian
Spanish

VR support[edit]

Issues fixed[edit]

Low frame rate[edit]

Enable timeslice shadow updates[citation needed]
  • Enable timeslice shadow updates for a large frame rate increase with no loss to video quality.

Micro-stuttering on Windows Vista/7[edit]

Disable desktop composition on launch[citation needed]
May fix micro-stuttering for some
May cause alt-tabbing issues
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\bin\
  2. Right click on Divinity2.exe and choose Properties.
  3. Go to the Compatibility tab and enable Disable desktop composition.
Lower FPS cap to 55fps[citation needed]
  1. Open Divinity 2
  2. Go to advanced graphics options
  3. Enable FPS cap and set to 55fps or ([refresh rate] - 5)fps

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3, Vista
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 1.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 2.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB (XP)
2 GB (Vista, 7, 8)
2 GB (XP)
4 GB (Vista, 7, 8)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 15 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 7600
256 MB of VRAM
Nvidia GeForce 8800
512 MB of VRAM

References

  1. New 120Hz Games Report